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How to use interdiction in a sentence

His administration introduced the practice of interdiction, meaning the United States would intercept boats of Haitians before they could reach American shores, which would deprive them of the ability to claim asylum.
VIOLENCE AND RACISM AGAINST HAITIAN MIGRANTS WAS NEVER LIMITED TO AGENTS ON HORSEBACKCARL LINDSKOOGSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There was no interdiction against it; Hector Hall, with his big guns, could not ride in and order a man off that domain.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
The letter was cast back into the box, locked up; there an end to it, or no interdiction of sleep.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Mrs. Marsden was shocked at its contents, and at a loss to guess the motive of so strange an interdiction.
PENCIL SKETCHESELIZA LESLIE
An observation which he gives us of Pliny, concerning Pythagoras's interdiction of this pulse is highly remarkable.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
He thought it would be proper to inquire into the expediency of doing away at once, by law, all interdiction of commerce.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
Had the interdiction been confined to British vessels by this law, what would Great Britain have said to this discrimination?
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
Mr. Dolf, yer welcome as hot-house peaches—and these gemmen, may I 'quest an interdiction?
A NOBLE WOMANANN S. STEPHENS
White stockings are absolutely forbidden for day wear—no one wears them—no one dares wear them under fashion's interdiction.
BURROUGHS' ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ASTOUNDING FACTS AND USEFUL INFORMATION, 1889BARKHAM BURROUGHS
I said nothing, but of course her interdiction of the only possibility killed any weakening inclination.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERDICTION

  • ban
  • bar
  • blackball
  • blockade
  • boycott
  • coventry
  • cut
  • debarment
  • debarring
  • discharge
  • dismissal
  • ejection
  • elimination
  • embargo
  • eviction
  • exception
  • excommunication
  • interdict
  • interdiction
  • keeping out
  • lockout
  • nonadmission
  • occlusion
  • omission
  • ostracism
  • ousting
  • preclusion
  • prevention
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • relegation
  • removal
  • repudiation
  • segregation
  • separation
  • suspension
  • veto
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